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I have a month old calf on supplement, plus antibiotics, I

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I have a month old calf on supplement, plus antibiotics, I feed her and she starts to get congested and after her bottle starts coughing, is there anything else I can feed to see if it is the supplement that is causing the cough and congestion?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Large Animal Veterinary
Expert:  Dan C., DVM replied 1 year ago.
Good morning, and thanks for the question.
Sorry to hear about Rosie's condition. Bottle feeding/raising young calves can be and often is a challenge. I have a few questions for you so that I can give you a more complete answer.
1): What type of supplement are you using, and do you know what type of medication it contains?
2): Does Rosie have scours?
3): Does her appetite seem to be normal?
4): Is she drinking water from a bucket?
5): Have you taken her temperature, and if so, is she running a fever?
6): Are you feeding other calves as well, and if so, are they exhibiting any problems?
Thanks and I'm looking forward to hearing from you.
-Dan C.